Friday, October 24, 2014

Court Vacates Guilty Plea for Pot Grower Based on Bad Legal Advice

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Back in 2008, a massive DEA sweep through suburban Philadelphia took down a multimillion dollar cannabis cultivation ring, resulting in the arrest and indictment of twelve Vietnamese Americans…

Does Marijuana Protect the Human Brain from Traumatic Injury?

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A new study from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance shows that people who had THC in their systems at the time that they suffered a traumati…

Californians Can Expect Lots of Marijuana on Their Presidential Ballot

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The legalization of recreational marijuana will be a huge issue on your 2016 ballot in California. It’s a presidential year, and pro-pot forces are expecting a larger-than-normal turnout at the…

Report: Shutting Down Dispensaries Means People Will Get Medical Cannabis Elsewhere

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L.A city voters last year decided to shut down a vast majority of the medical marijuana businesses in town, and the City Attorney’s office says many of them have indeed closed their doors. But…

Long-Term Study Says Married Couples Who Toke Together Show Lowest Level of Domestic Violence

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In the business of analyzing the domestic abuse statistics and trends in our country, there is a term used called “Alcohol or Other Drug” involvement, or AOD. The data seems to show that the …

Study: Couples who smoke marijuana are less likely to engage in domestic … – Washington Post (blog)

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Headlines & Global NewsStudy: Couples who smoke marijuana are less likely to engage in domestic …Washington Post (blog)Previous research on the relationship between marijuana use and domestic violence has largely been based on cross-sectional data (that is, data from one point in time), and those findings have been mixed: some studies found links between marijuana use …Marijuana Use Lowers Risk Of Domestic Violence In Married Couples, Study FindsHuffington PostMarijuana Use Lower The Chances of Domestic Violence Among Married …Headlines & Global NewsMarijuana May Be the Key to a Healthy MarriageJezebelNature World News -India Todayall 37 news articles »

Federal Judge Slaps California Gun Dealer For Illegal Weapon Sales

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An Orange County federal judge showed no patience with a dope-loving, convicted felon who sold three firearms to undercover government agents in 2012 and handed him a high-end punishment based …

Colorado officials talk about testing pregnant women for pot in recent meeting

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The paranoid stoner who seems overly concerned that the government is keeping tabs on his or her movements and behavior is a classic marijuana-user stereotype. But when government organizations…

Marijuana activist touts vision for cheap, legal pot – Yahoo News

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Yahoo NewsMarijuana activist touts vision for cheap, legal potYahoo NewsServing a nearly five-year sentence in a US prison has done little to shake Marc Emery's resolve to get marijuana legalized in his home country. He, along with his pot-activist wife Jodie, vows to take on anti-cannabis conservatives in Prime Minister …Chronicle AM–August 13, 2014Drug War Chronicleall 17 news articles »

The share of arrests for marijuana possession has more than tripled since 1991 – Washington Post (blog)

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The share of arrests for marijuana possession has more than tripled since 1991Washington Post (blog)In absolute terms the number of marijuana possession arrests has more than doubled since 1991, although it has subsided slightly in recent years. But the percent of all arrests related to marijuana possession has steadily risen even as public attitudes …

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